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City of Ontario, founded by United Empire Loyalists, 1783.
Anian Strait Of
Dr. Ruge says that the name arose through a
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Bill brought in by Macdonald in 1882...
Aylwin Thomas Cushing 1806-1871 Born In Quebec City Studied Law
and called to the bar, 1828. First entered public life, 1841, a...
Heath General William 1737-1814 Lord Dorchester Era Commissioner On American Side
for exchange of prisoners, 208. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
A town in Saguenay County, Quebec, situated at the
Longueuil Charles Le Moyne Sieur De 1625?-1685 Son Of An
innkeeper of Dieppe. Came to Canada in 1641. In 1657 granted th...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era Justifies Upper Canada Rebellion 30 31 Sir John A Macdonald Era His
administration repeals Franchise Act of 1885, 260; succeeds Bla...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Proposition to settle with disban...
Eldon John Scott First Earl 1751-1838 British Statesman Index :
(Lord Sydenham era) Resigns from Cabinet, 16. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Grants Charter To King's College 93 Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Dismisses Willis
from office, 28. (Egerton Ryerson era) Favours encouragement to...
Howland Sir William Pearce 1811-1907 Born At Paulings New York
Came to Canada in 1830. Represented West York in the Legislatur...
(George Brown Era) His account of the negotiations between Brow...
Prairie De La Madeleine
(Bishop Laval era) Settlement of Christian Indians at, 74.
(George Brown Era) Moves approval of George Brown's course in
George Iv 1762-1830 King Of England Son Of George Iii And The
Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. In 1795 married the...
Named after Sir Alexander Mackenzie, who explored it
(Egerton Ryerson era) Election contests, 63.
Fairfield John 1797-1847 Sat In Congress 1835-1839 Governor Of
Maine, 1839-1840, and 1842. Member of the United States Senate,...
City of Ontario; founded by Peter McGregor, in 1826. =Index=:
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).